Legal Assistant

Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Legal AssistantExeter, DevonAbout UsWith offices in Exeter, Teignmouth and Newton Abbot, Tozers Solicitors LLP is looking for a Legal Assistant to join their team working from their Exeter office, on a permanent basis, working full or part-time hours.With 26 partners and 140 staff across our offices, we offer unrivalled legal services to businesses and individuals, both locally and nationally.The Benefits- Competitive salary- Pension- Travel loan scheme- Charity and social responsibility scheme- 23 days' holiday (pro rata if part-time)- Extra holiday at ChristmasWhether you're an experienced Wills, Trust and Probate Legal Secretary looking for your next challenge or you've recently completed your academic studies and are eager, enthusiastic and looking to build a rewarding legal career, this is an unmissable opportunity to join our forward-thinking law firm.The knowledge and skills you can bring to this role will be key in enabling our Wealth Management Team to remain organised and work efficiently and effectively.So, if you have a positive and adaptable mindset and thrive in an environment where you can showcase your problem-solving skills, we want to hear from you.The RoleAs a Legal Assistant, you will support our Wealth Management Team with their busy and varied workloads.Your primary focus will be on matters relating to vulnerable clients, including those whose affairs are supervised by the Court of Protection but you will also deal with wills, probates and other related matters.Additional key duties will include opening, closing and archiving client files, audio and copy typing and proofreading and updating dictated work.This role will also involve:- Managing email and telephone client enquires- Overseeing document and payment production- Managing requests to retrieve or store documents- Assisting lawyers with administrative responsibilitiesAbout YouTo be considered as a Legal Assistant, you will need:We are open to candidates from a variety of backgrounds. You could have:- Experience as a Wills, Trust and Probate Legal Secretary OR- A degree (or equivalent)You will also need:- A 'can-do' attitude and be happy to adapt to the requirements of the tasks facing you- The ability to take a calm and sympathetic approach to direct contact with clients and their families- The ability to balance a variety of responsibilities and manage your time and workload efficiently- Excellent organisational skills- Excellent problem-solving skillsOther organisations may call this role Administrator, Graduate Paralegal, Graduate Legal Secretary, or Legal Secretary.The closing date for this role is 31st May 2022.As signatories to the Law Society's Diversity and Inclusion Charter and the MINDFUL EMPLOYER initiative, Tozers LLP is committed to reflecting the society we serve and is positive about mental health in the workplace.So, if you're ready to forge an exciting career path as a Legal Assistant, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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